Sesame Street
David gives away a rug
Air date May 10, 1976
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors E, S, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 The cast sings "Surprise."
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Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall.
(First: Episode 0370)
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Muppets Alien Alphabet
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cartoon What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(First: Episode 0488)
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Film Paper-cut triangles fade into live-action shots of triangle-shaped things.
(First: Episode 0538)
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Cartoon "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
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Muppets Grover is astonished to find that he's multiplied into four Grovers.
(First: Episode 0718)
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Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
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Cartoon A caveman finds a rock on the ground, and visualizes the invention of the wheel and the car, ultimately deciding to toss the rock away: "Who needs it?"
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Muppets Herry Monster looks for a triangle. He first spots a rectangle. Grover tells Herry it isn't a triangle, and becomes frustrated. Next he spots a square, Grover tells him it isn't a triangle, and once again is frustrated. Grover suggests that Herry should cut the square in half and make two triangles.
(First: Episode 0195)
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SCENE 2 David just bought a new rug, so he offers his old one to Bob. When he goes to retrive it, Mr. Snuffleupagus takes a nap in the arbor, draping his snuffle over a wall. David and Bob compare their rug to the one that's draped over the wall and decide that David's old rug would go better in Bob's apartment. As they leave, Snuffy sneezes, causing confusion in the men.
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Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit has received a phone call which tells him that there is someone who has been standing out in a terrible snow storm for a long time. Kermit asks everyone who passes by, "Are you that person?" But everyone he asks has been out in the snow for only a short time. Kermit refuses to give up, however, and tells us to stay tuned.
(First: Episode 0750)
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Cartoon E for Elephant & Elk, the nominees for best E animal.
(First: Episode 0486)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash (cont'd): Kermit, now shivering a little, is still looking for the person who's been standing out in the snow for a long time. He even asks Farley, too. Still no success yet.
(First: Episode 0750)
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Cartoon E for elephant, eat, eagle, everybody, empty, and egg.
Voice: Casey Kasem
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash (cont'd): Kermit is now buried up to his neck in snow, colder than ever. He calls the attention of passerby Harvey Kneeslapper, who tells Kermit that he is the one who made the call, which was a prank call. As it turns out, Kermit was the one standing out in the storm.
(First: Episode 0750)
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Cartoon Three little men climb up the three flower stems.
(First: Episode 0634)
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Muppets Biff and Sully move a piano. Biff tries to play a scale and talks about practice. While Biff is away, Sully plays a full concert piece.
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Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Film The Great Chango, man of one thousand costumes, puts on outfits of various professions.
(First: Episode 0518)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie shows drawings to Bert, and Bert has to guess what happened. Ernie has a drawing of an empty bird cage with an open door (the bird flew away), and a man lying on the ground with a banana peel next to him (he slipped on it). Then Ernie shows Bert an empty page. The answer to that one is that there was a cow eating grass, but the grass is all eaten now and the cow went home.
(First: Episode 0030)
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Cartoon E for Erase
(First: Episode 0486)
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Muppets Cookie Monster demonstrates that egg starts with the letter E; he swallows the egg and faints.
(First: Episode 0316)
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Film The snouts, tails and bodies of pigs, with a soundtrack of pigs squealing.
(First: Episode 0179)
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Cartoon Two green martians fight over a flower, until they see a monolith crumble to form the word AMOR.
(First: Episode 0821)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin, in a somber tone, tells his class to spell the word POISON and recognize what it means.
(First: Episode 0514)
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SCENE 3 Herry Monster provides a large boulder to play "One of These Things" with David and the kids.
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Cartoon A girl demonstrates that she is scary-looking to a sleeping monster.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0797)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
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Cartoon One of these things doesn't belong (shoe pairs)
(First: Episode 0490)
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Film Some kids observe a woman drawing pictures of a building, and eventually guess that she's an architect.
(First: Episode 0768)
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Cartoon A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0278)
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Muppets Ernie tries to teach Cookie Monster to use his knife, fork, and spoon.
(First: Episode 0134)
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Film Florida Bound (0:26)
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SCENE 4 The Count approaches Mr. Macintosh's food cart with the intent to buy something. Mr. Macintosh tells him he'll sell him only one thing because the last few times he made a purchase, he counted all the grapes, all the eyes in a potato, and every leaf on a head of lettuce. The Count agrees to buy one watermelon, and asks if it's fresh. Mr. Macintosh slices it open to demonstrate its quality and the Count begins counting the seeds.
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Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
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Song A girl invites the listener to "Swing Up High."
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cast Buffy sings a song about the letter E, which starts words like everything, enjoy, employ, Ellen, Elaine, Evelyn, Eve, Ed, Eric, enthusiams, and excitement.
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Cartoon Bolt and Nut show how they work together.
(EKA: Episode 0619)
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Film Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
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Cartoon E Imagination (repeat)
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SCENE 5 Goodbye


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